About Hits Allowed

During Fernando Valenzuela's 17-year Major League Baseball career, he had 2718 hits allowed, an average of 159.882 hits allowed per season. 1980 was his best season with 8 hits allowed and his worst season was 1987 when he had 254 hits allowed. Fernando Valenzuela is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by Mexico (544.953), Baby Boomers (670.33), mlb (597.068), SP (855.134), and Y (3370.24) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Hits allowed is the number of hits given up by a pitcher or team's pitchers over a defined time period. A hit allowed is attributed to a pitcher when the batter reaches or passes first without the benifit of a feilding error or fielders choice during an at bat. Generally, for Hits Allowed, lower is better. (Source)

Fernando Valenzuela's Hits Allowed Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Fernando Valenzuela's yearly Hits Allowed for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Fernando Valenzuela's Cumulative Hits Allowed by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Fernando Valenzuela's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Fernando Valenzuela's career total Hits Allowed at the end of that season.
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Fernando Valenzuela's Hits Allowed Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Fernando Valenzuela and related player groups by summarizing Hits Allowed for each season played by Fernando Valenzuela. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Fernando Valenzuela's Season Hits Allowed Stats Table

This table shows Fernando Valenzuela's Hits Allowed stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Fernando Valenzuela's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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